Definition of turbojet
1 : an airplane powered by turbojet engines
2 : turbojet engine
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The 20,000-pound turbojet that GE is testing at its proving ground in Ohio draws air faster, at greater volume, and with superior efficiency than the former top dog, the GE90-115B.
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TURBOJET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of turbojet for English Language Learners
: an airplane that has a turbojet engine
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